St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 580 : Benedict of Peterborough, Miracula sancti Thomae Cantuariensis

This codex contains the miracles of Saint Thomas of Canterbury, which the Benedictine monk Benedict of Peterborough began to collect after Thomas’ murder on December 29, 1170. The manuscript, which has beautiful initials with scroll ornamentation on p. 12, was written by two hands in the Southwestern region of Germany towards the end of the 12th or the beginning of the 13th century. The collection…